Seminar Capital Market Research (271022)

Seminar Fact Sheet

General Details
Title Seminar Kapitalmarktforschung
Course number(s) 271022
Offered Winter term 2023/2024
Course availability Winter and summer term
General Topic Capital Market Research

Target Group

BSc WiWi PO 2017: Areas business (BWL)

Number of participants 20
Language German or English
Location Internal seminar
Industry Partner No
Timetable Block event
Completion of term paper During the term
Requirements and Support
Objectives In this empirical seminar, students investigate capital market related research questions by applying numerical software (e.g. R or Stata). Subsequently, results are evaluated economically and presented scientifically.
Prerequisites BWL III
Introductory course to academic research An introduction to scientific working and programming in R is mandatory and will be provided in ILIAS (after the final registration for the seminar).
Formal guidelines Guidelines for the preparation of scientific papers are available in Stud.IP.
General literature

Berk, J. B., & DeMarzo, P. M. (5. ed. 2019). Corporate finance. Pearson Education.

Brooks, C. (2014). Introductory econometrics for finance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Basic literature to introduce each topic Yes
Methodology An empirical research or a simulation study.
Software R or Stata (other software on request)
Recommended word processing software LaTeX or Microsoft Word 
Page count 20 (group of 2), 24 (group of 3, 28 (group of 4)
Meeting(s) to discuss outline Multiple meeting are possible.
Performance requirements / Evaluation

Attendance during the presentation session is required. Evaluation consists of a written part and the presentation.


Examiner Prof. Dr. Dierkes
Contact person Oliver Budras
Group work and topic allocation
Group work Required
Group size 2 - 4
Group formation Based on preferences.
Topics Available topics will be announced at an introductory sessions. Further information can be found in Stud.IP.
Topic allocation Based on preferences.
Type of advance registration PDF form sent via e-mail (available in Stud.IP)
Pre-registration / Application -
Kick-Off-Meeting Probably CW 41
Topic assignment Probably CW 42
Binding registration End of CW 42
Commencement of the seminar paper Beginning with binding registration
Submission of the seminar paper 6 weeks after binding registration
Submission of presenation No later than two days before the presentation.
Presentations Presumably in CW 50 or CW 51
Additional Notes
Further information and documents will be published via the course "Seminar Kapitalmarktforschung" (in Stud.IP).